Underground mining

Bond Resources On-Track to Commence Bulk Sampling Program at Mary K Mine

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 9:18pm

"Once we break through into the old workings, we will assess the condition of the old drift," commented Joseph Carrabba, President & CEO of Bond Resources.

Key Points: 
  • "Once we break through into the old workings, we will assess the condition of the old drift," commented Joseph Carrabba, President & CEO of Bond Resources.
  • Our goal is to reach this section of the mine and commence a bulk sampling program."
  • The Mary K Vein system represents a structurally bound, epithermal system where the gold and silver is quite nuggety and not uniformly mineralized.
  • About Bond Resources: Bond Resources is a mineral resource company that holds the contractual rights to acquire the Mary K mine in the Elk City mining district of Idaho.

Heliostar Finds Vein Beneath Historic Apollo-Sitka Mine and Drills 5.1 g/t AuEq over 1.95 Metres at Unga Project

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 11:30am

Historic exploration shafts demonstrated the vein continued beneath the mined areas.

Key Points: 
  • Historic exploration shafts demonstrated the vein continued beneath the mined areas.
  • Despite evidence of strong mineralization at depth there is no record of drilling underneath the mines until this program.
  • An open stope that exploited three veins extends for over 300 metres along strike and approximately 425 meters in depth.
  • An open stope and a series of historic trenches expose the mineralization at Sitka for about 150 metres.

Braveheart Files PEA for Thierry Mine Project

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 1:30pm

Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - February 23, 2021) - Braveheart Resources Inc. (TSXV: BHT) (OTCQB: RIINF) ("Braveheart" or the "Company") has filed a Preliminary Economic Assessment ("PEA") for its newly acquired Thierry Mine Project ("Thierry") near Pickle Lake, Ontario on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval ("SEDAR") at www.sedar.com .

Key Points: 
  • Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - February 23, 2021) - Braveheart Resources Inc. (TSXV: BHT) (OTCQB: RIINF) ("Braveheart" or the "Company") has filed a Preliminary Economic Assessment ("PEA") for its newly acquired Thierry Mine Project ("Thierry") near Pickle Lake, Ontario on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval ("SEDAR") at www.sedar.com .
  • The PEA is focused solely on mining of the Mineral Resources at the Thierry underground mine.
  • The PEA indicates a 14-year mine plan based on a 4,000 tonne per day underground mining and processing operation.
  • Braveheart's newest acquisition is the 100% owned Thierry Mine project near Pickle Lake, Ontario containing copper, nickel, palladium, platinum, gold and silver.

Sandvik Lauded by Frost & Sullivan for Enabling Automation and Digitalization in Underground and Surface Mining with its AutoMine® and OptiMine® Portfolio

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 3:00pm

The AutoMine product portfolio comprises AutoMine Underground and AutoMine Surface Drilling solutions, enabling customers to scale up mining automation at their own pace.

Key Points: 
  • The AutoMine product portfolio comprises AutoMine Underground and AutoMine Surface Drilling solutions, enabling customers to scale up mining automation at their own pace.
  • The AutoMine Underground product family includes the sub-products AutoMine Tele-Remote, AutoMine Lite, AutoMine Multi-Lite, and AutoMine Fleet.
  • AutoMine Fleet is an advance high-end solution for mass-mining and truck haulage with automated mission control and fleet traffic control.
  • Furthermore, Sandvik offers OptiMine, a comprehensive suite of software platform solutions to analyze and optimize underground mining processes.

Sandvik Lauded by Frost & Sullivan for Enabling Automation and Digitalization in Underground and Surface Mining with its AutoMine® and OptiMine® Portfolio

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 3:00pm

The AutoMine product portfolio comprises AutoMine Underground and AutoMine Surface Drilling solutions, enabling customers to scale up mining automation at their own pace.

Key Points: 
  • The AutoMine product portfolio comprises AutoMine Underground and AutoMine Surface Drilling solutions, enabling customers to scale up mining automation at their own pace.
  • The AutoMine Underground product family includes the sub-products AutoMine Tele-Remote, AutoMine Lite, AutoMine Multi-Lite, and AutoMine Fleet.
  • AutoMine Fleet is an advance high-end solution for mass-mining and truck haulage with automated mission control and fleet traffic control.
  • Furthermore, Sandvik offers OptiMine, a comprehensive suite of software platform solutions to analyze and optimize underground mining processes.

Torex Gold Exceeds High End of 2020 Production Guidance

Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 11:00am

It is important to note that Muckahi is experimental in nature and has not been tested in an operating mine.

Key Points: 
  • It is important to note that Muckahi is experimental in nature and has not been tested in an operating mine.
  • Drill and blast fundamentals, standards and best practices for underground hard rock mining are applied in the Muckahi, where applicable.
  • The proposed application of a monorail system for underground transportation for mine development and production mining is unique to underground hard rock mining.
  • The mine design, equipment performance and cost estimations are conceptual in nature, and do not demonstrate technical or economic viability.

Sixty North Gold Announces Contract to Build Winter Road to Mon Gold Property and Haul Mining Equipment and Supplies to Site

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 2:00pm

Sixty North Gold plans to mine below these stopes where historic diamond drilling has encountered similar grade material over similar widths.

Key Points: 
  • Sixty North Gold plans to mine below these stopes where historic diamond drilling has encountered similar grade material over similar widths.
  • Sixty North Gold Mining Ltd. is focused on restarting the high-grade past producing Mon Mine, 40 km north of Yellowknife, NWT, within the prolific Yellowknife Gold Camp.
  • The Mon Gold Property consists of 11 contiguous mining leases and 3 mineral claims, comprising an aggregate 622 hectares, located in the South Mackenzie Mining District, NWT.
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Magellan Advances Development Work at Center Star Gold Mine in Idaho

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 2:00pm

WALLACE, Idaho, Dec. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- Magellan Gold Corporation ( OTCQB: MAGE )(Magellan or the Company), a US focused precious metals exploration and development company, today announced that the Company is now beginning work to clean out and stabilize the main drift after successfully reopening the main portal and emergency access portal at the Center Star Gold Mine (Center Star) near Elk City, Idaho.

Key Points: 
  • WALLACE, Idaho, Dec. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- Magellan Gold Corporation ( OTCQB: MAGE )(Magellan or the Company), a US focused precious metals exploration and development company, today announced that the Company is now beginning work to clean out and stabilize the main drift after successfully reopening the main portal and emergency access portal at the Center Star Gold Mine (Center Star) near Elk City, Idaho.
  • It has been 35 years since exploration or development work was last conducted in the Center Star Mine.
  • Located near the Elk City mining district of Idaho, Center Star hosts high-grade gold mineralization that was discovered in the early 1900s, with periodic historic production and development work done under different ownership through the 1980s.
  • Since acquiring the Center Star project in July 2020, Magellan acquired additional unpatented mining claims adding 320 acres of land to increase its holding to 620 acres of claims along the Center Star gold trend.

DGAP-News: SMT Scharf AG receives first order from Polymetal for underground EVs

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 2:06pm

SMT Scharf will develop and produce electrically powered load-haul-dump machines (LHDs) and mid-range underground trucks as prototypes for Polymetal International.

Key Points: 
  • SMT Scharf will develop and produce electrically powered load-haul-dump machines (LHDs) and mid-range underground trucks as prototypes for Polymetal International.
  • Hans Joachim Theiss, CEO of SMT Scharf AG, comments: "Cutting greenhouse gases and the associated improvement of working conditions underground is becoming an increasingly important factor in underground mining.
  • In the third quarter of 2020, SMT Scharf entered into a strategic partnership with Polymetal International to develop underground electric vehicles (EVs).
  • SMT Scharf AG has been listed in the Prime Standard (Regulated Market) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since 2007.

Global Mining Machinery Markets, 2020-2025: Focus on Crushing, Pulverizing, and Screening, Mineral Processing, Surface & Underground - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 10:22am

The "Mining Machinery Market by Category (Crushing, Pulverizing, and Screening, Mineral Processing, Surface & Underground), Application, Propulsion, Power Output, Electric Machinery (Mining Truck, LHD), Autonomous Machinery and Region - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Mining Machinery Market by Category (Crushing, Pulverizing, and Screening, Mineral Processing, Surface & Underground), Application, Propulsion, Power Output, Electric Machinery (Mining Truck, LHD), Autonomous Machinery and Region - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Increasing use of electric machinery in underground mining and an increase in demand for metals and commodities are the driving factors are expected to boost the mining machinery market.
  • In the autonomous mining machinery segment, demand from surface mining is projected to be the highest by 2025.
  • The mining industry has witnessed many advancements, especially with the introduction of autonomous mining machinery.